Earthquakes in Greece
This list of earthquakes in Greece includes notable earthquakes that have affected Greece during recorded history. This list is currently incomplete, representing only a fraction of the possible event...
Paleontological Museum of Siatista
The Paleontological Museum of Siatista is a museum in the town of Siatista in West Macedonia, Greece. The museum is temporarily housed in a room in the Tsipos Boarding School until the repairs to the ...
Paleontological Museum of Siatista - Wikipedia
Kalymnos
Kalymnos, (Greek: Κάλυμνος) is a Greek island and municipality in the southeastern Aegean Sea. It belongs to the Dodecanese and is located to the west of the peninsula of Bodrum (the ancient Halic...
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1978 Thessaloniki earthquake
The Great Thessaloniki earthquake (Greek: Μεγάλος Σεισμός της Θεσσαλονίκης) occurred on 20 June at 23:03 local time. The shock registered 6.2 on the moment magnitude scale, had a maximum Mercalli ...
Epsilon oil field
The Epsilon oil field is an oil field located in the Aegean Sea. It was discovered in 2000 and developed by Energean Oil & Gas. It began production in 2010 and produces oil. The total proven reser...
Methana Volcano
The Methana volcano peninsula is situated approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Athens in Greece.
The Methana (Μέθανα) peninsula contains some 32 volcanoes, including the Methana v...
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South Aegean Volcanic Arc
The South Aegean Volcanic Arc is a chain of volcanic islands in the South Aegean Sea formed by plate tectonics as a consequence of the subduction of the African tectonic plate beneath the Eurasian pla...
South Aegean Volcanic Arc - Wikipedia
Prinos oil field
The Prinos oil field is an oil field located in the northern Aegean Sea, between the island of Thasos and city of Kavala on the mainland. It was discovered in 1971 and developed by Energean Oil & ...
Kos
Kos or Cos (Greek: Κως) is a Greek island of the group of the Dodecanese, next to the Gulf of Gökova/Cos. The island measures 40 by 8 kilometres (25 by 5 miles), and is 4 km (2 miles) from th...
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Sousaki volcano
Sousaki (Greek: Σουσάκι) is an extinct volcano and modern solfatara field in northeastern Corinthia, Greece, at the northwest end of the Aegean volcanic arc.The volcano was active in the Quaternar...
1932 Ierissos earthquake
The 1932 Ierissos earthquake occurred at 19:20 on 26 September. It caused severe damage in Ierissos and the surrounding part of the Chalkidiki peninsula, with 491 casualties reported.
The Aegean S...
1932 Ierissos earthquake - Wikipedia
Nea Kameni
Nea Kameni is a small uninhabited Greek island of volcanic origin located in the Aegean Sea within the flooded Santorini caldera. Nea Kameni and the neighbouring small island Palea, or Palia, Kameni (...
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1881 Chios earthquake
The 1881 Chios earthquake occurred at 11:30 UTC on 3 April. It caused severe damage on the island of Chios and also affected Çeşme and Alaçatı on the coast of Turkey. The earthquake had an estimated m...
Museum of Geology and Paleontology of the Athens University
The Museum of Geology and Paleontology of the Athens University is a museum in Athens, Greece.
N. A. Tombazi
N.A. Tombazi was a Greek photographer and geologist who on a British Geological Expedition in 1925 apparently sighted a Yeti creature at 15,000 feet in the Himalayas of Tibet.Later, Tombazi would stat...
1904 Samos earthquake
The 1904 Samos earthquake struck Greece on August 11. It registered a Richter scale magnitude of 6.2 and killed four people.
The earthquake registered a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter scale and a...
1904 Samos earthquake - Wikipedia
Nisyros
Nisyros (Greek: Νίσυρος) is a volcanic Greek island and municipality located in the Aegean Sea. It is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, situated between the islands of Kos and Tilos. Its sh...
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Poros
Poros (Greek: Πόρος) is a small Greek island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, at a distance about 58 km (36 mi) (31 nautical miles) south from Piraeus and separated from th...
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Gyali
Gyali (Greek: Γυαλί "glass", also spelled Yiali or Yali, pronounced [ʝaˈli]) is a volcanic Greek island in the Dodecanese, located halfway between the south coast of Kos (Kardamaina) and Nisyros. ...
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2006 Greece earthquake
The 2006 Greece earthquake occurred on January 8 at 13:34:53 local time and was felt throughout the entire eastern Mediterranean basin. The earthquake had a moment magnitude of 6.7 and a maximum Merca...
Milos
Milos or Melos (/ˈmɛlɒsˌ -oʊsˌ ˈmiːlɒs, -loʊs/; Modern Greek: Μήλος [ˈmilos]; Ancient Greek: Μῆλος Melos) is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, just north of the Sea of Crete. Milos is th...
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2008 Dodecanese earthquake
The 2008 Dodecanese earthquake occurred near Kattavia on the island of Rhodes in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on 15 July. The quake struck at 06:26 a.m. local time (GMT+3) and one woman was kill...
2008 Dodecanese earthquake - Wikipedia
1999 Athens earthquake
The 1999 Athens earthquake, registering a moment magnitude of 6.0, occurred on September 7 at 2:56:50 pm local time and lasted approximately 15 seconds in Ano Liosia. The tremor was epicentered approx...
1999 Athens earthquake - Wikipedia
Methana
Methana (Greek: Μέθανα) is a town and a former municipality on the Peloponnese peninsula, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Troizinia-Methana, of which ...
Methana - Wikipedia
464 BC Sparta earthquake
The Sparta earthquake of 464 BC destroyed much of Sparta, a city-state of ancient Greece. Historical sources suggest that the death toll may have been as high as 20,000, although modern scholars sugge...